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Few problems as locals celebrate, police say

Jan. 01, 2013 @ 10:12 AM

HUNTINGTON — Local law enforcement reported few problems as revelers ushered in the new year Monday night into Tuesday morning.

The Western Regional Jail reported five alcohol-related bookings between 10 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Two inmates were charged with driving under the influence and three faced allegations of public intoxication.

The drunken driving arrests occurred in Mason County and Huntington, according to jail records. Both were misdemeanors.

The Lawrence County Jail, in Ironton, reported three bookings from 8 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday. None involved drunken driving or felony charges.

Read more in Wednesday's edition of The Herald-Dispatch.

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